Anti-Poverty Land Reform Issues Never Die: Collected essays on development economics in practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-08-17
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

Introduction: aims and questions addressedPart 1 Development Policy Issues1. What Does Participation of the Poor in Development Mean?2. Are the Neglect of Agriculture and Land Concentration Responsible for Increasing Poverty and Slow economic Growth in Developing Countries? 3. The Distortion of Rural Development Issues 4. The Economics of Agricultural Land Fragmentation5. The Impact of Multinational Corporations on Land Tenure and Agricultural Labour in Developing Countries 6. The Peasants' Command over their Food Needs and Labour Employment is a strong Justification for Redistributive Land Reform 7. The Rationale for Anti-Poverty Land Reform? 8. Agrarian Reform and Rural Development: lessons learnt and prospectsPart 2 Country- and Region-Specific Essays9. The Role of Land Tenure Institution in The Social Structure of Pre-Land Reform Egypt: a case study10. The Labour and Capital Markets in the Mid-Twentieth Century Egyptian Agriculture11. Land Property Rights and their Diverse Adjustments in Latin America during the 1950s 12. The Development of Tribal Agricultural Lands and Transformation of Nomadism to Settled Farming in Libya 13. The Contribution of Reforming the Land Tenure System to Food Security and Economic Development in the Middle East 14. Land Reform in Egypt and the Philippines: similarities, differences, and challenges 15. The Roles of the State and Market in Land Property Transfer: lessons from Egypt regarding the Soviet Union's agrarian 'Glasnost' 16. Land Reform and Rural Development in North Africa 17. The Prospects for Rural Development in Africa

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